California Street and Powell Street are two important roads in San Francisco, located just one block apart from each other. California is a popular street for shopping, with high-end stores located in its many plazas. Powell Street is almost completely dedicated to cable cars, with their stations located at both ends of the street. The closest landmark is Union Square, located a few blocks away from the intersection. Tourists can also visit San Francisco's Financial District and Chinatown, both of which are within walking distance. Visitors can also explore many of the city's stunning parks and gardens near the area.